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Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906) vs Sony Xperia X (F5121)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia Z1 vs Sony Xperia X phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia X XSony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)05Points
Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)
5"
TFT

1080x1920

20.7
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Sony Xperia X (F5121)
5"
IPS

1080x1920

23
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2620
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia X (F5121)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)5 Advantages Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)vsXperia X (F5121)14 Advantages Sony Xperia X (F5121)
+2.2GHz 32bit Quad-Core1%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8GHz 64bit Hexa-Core
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3000 mAh15%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2620 mAh
+IP58 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (12GB available)vs+32GB (20GB available)67%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 2TB microSD, microSDXC31 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
170 grams (5.95 ounces)vs+153 grams (5.36 ounces)11%
Lighter
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
(back) 20.7MPvs+(back) 23MP11%
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 2.1MPvs+(front) 13MP5 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 5.1.1 Lollipopvs+Android 6.0.1 MarshmallowAdvantage
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster

33 Common items in both devices
16 million
1080x1920 pixels
441 PPI
5"
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
+26 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Sony Xperia X (F5121)
ModelXperia Z1 (4G C6906)Xperia X (F5121)
Other model namesSony Xperia Z1 C6906 (4G LTE), Sony HonamiSony Xperia X 32GB F5121, Sony Suzu SS
Country or region availableCanadaUSA
Canada, USA
feature not registered
BrandSonySony
Release date9/6/20135/1/2016
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)74 x 144 millimeters (2.91 x 5.67 in)69.4 x 142.7 millimeters (2.73 x 5.62 in)
Weight170 grams (5.95 ounces)153 grams (5.36 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP58 certified: dust/water resistant up to 1 meter and 30minNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Sony Xperia X (F5121)
System versionAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipopfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Sony Xperia X (F5121)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 MSM8956 (28nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
2.2GHz Quad-Core Krait 400
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.4GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 510 600Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Sony Xperia X (F5121)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (12GB available)
eMMC 4.5
32GB (20GB available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 2TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Sony Xperia X (F5121)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~64.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Sony Xperia X (F5121)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17)LTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,19,20,26,28)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Sony Xperia X (F5121)
Back camera (main camera)20.7 megapixels23 megapixels
Main camera resolution5248x3936 pixels5536x4152 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/2.3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Sony Xperia X (F5121)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Sony Xperia X (F5121)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFM (RDS)FM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Sony Xperia X (F5121)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputMicro-B USB MHLNot supported
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Sony Xperia X (F5121)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Sony Xperia X (F5121)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh2620 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy15 hoursfeature not registered
Standby850 hours (35.4 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Sony Xperia X (F5121)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Purple
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 3
- Sony TRILUMINOS display
- 3D Surround Sound
- Colors: White, Graphite Black, Lime Gold, Rose Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Triluminos display
- Oleophobic coating
- Fingerprint sensor
- Sony Exmor RS sensor
- PDAF technology on camera
- Sony ClearAudio+
- PS4 integration

☢️ Radiation rate

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Sony Xperia X (F5121)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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